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Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

Works: 930 works in 1,851 publications in 7 languages and 35,739 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Religious films  War films  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Television comedies  Television specials  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Performer, msd, Director, Actor, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Curator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Franz Waxman
The Philadelphia story by Donald Ogden Stewart ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
A place in the sun by Theodore Dreiser ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hitchcock suspense story about a woman who thinks her husband may be trying to murder her
Woman of the year by George Stevens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
A day at the races by Sam Wood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Groucho and Chico are working in a sanatorium. We are asked to believe that the Brothers are more interested in saving the sanatorium from bankruptcy than in the racetrack next door. Groucho, in reality a horse doctor, is hypochondriac Margaret Dumont's personal physician ('Marry me and I'll never look at another horse'). Chico is a loyal employee and his friend Harpo is a jockey. A highlight is an encounter in which Chico systematically fleeces Groucho
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and French and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baron von Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The Spirit of St. Louis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blend of comedy and drama showing the monotonous yet anxiety filled existence of the inmates of a German prisoner-of-war camp in World War II, as they discover that they have a spy in their midst
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and German and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
Mister Roberts by John Ford ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fonda stars as a WWII supply ship officer itching to get into the fight
Night and the city by Jules Dassin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Fury by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Di passaggio dalla cittadina di Strad, Joe Wilson viene ingiustamente accusato del sequestro di una ragazzina: prima rischierà il linciaggio per poi trasformarsi in un ossessivo vendicatore. (Mereghetti)
Run silent, run deep ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A United States submarine commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A WW II drama about a submarine mission to Tokyo Bay and the lives of the sailors on board
Sunset Blvd ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
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Alternative Names
d'Alba, José, 1906-1967
Vaksman, F. 1906-1967
Wachsmann, F.
Wachsmann, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Wachsmann Franz 1906-1967
Waxman, F. 1906-1967
Waxman, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Waxman Franck 1906-1967
Waxman Frank 1906-1967
Waxman, Franz
Waxmann, Franz 1906-1967
English (217)
French (13)
German (9)
Italian (5)
Polish (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Spanish (1)